Monthly Archives: October 2013

Red Hook’s Homemade Parade

Started around 4:30 at the Good Fork on Sandy Anniversary Day, just look at the creative neighborhood folks who did this all by themselves. No corporate sponsorship!

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Kimberly’s words on Sandy, One Year On

Fifty two Mondays of braving another week of survival and progress. Three hundred sixty-five pull-your-hair-out, fingernails-on-a-chalkboard days of frustration, obstacles and heartache. This ride through the heart of hell lingers on. So much healing remains undone. In lower Manhattan, shadows … Continue reading

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A tale of Sandy Various Voices, One Story, by A.B. Decker

“I remember when the rain started to pick up, and the winds began getting strong, thinking, ‘This is gonna be worse than Irene…’ ” “My daughters screamed out, ‘Look at the water!’ I ran to the window and saw a … Continue reading

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Kukla and Ambrose talk color and art at Kentler by Jherelle Benn

Art is the creative outlet in which humans are able to express themselves, release frustrations, and communicate emotion in a productive and truly unique fashion. Art is not only meant to be acknowledged, shared and experienced, but also preserved and … Continue reading

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New Issue is out!

click on this link to read the October Star-Revue   http://issuu.com/georgefiala/docs/red_hook_star-revue_october

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Letters to the EPA, edited by George Fiala

One of the most contentious issues Red Hook has faced in some time was an EPA proposal to build a Contained Disposal Facility (CDF) as part of the cleanup of the Gowanus Canal. The CDF would take dredged materials, detoxify … Continue reading

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Carlos Menchaca’s sophisticated sweep to power, by George Fiala

Carlos Menchaca accomplished a rare political feat on September 10 – he defeated an incumbent, Sara Gonzalez. He won by over 1200 votes out of a total of a bit more than 7,000. He won not only Red Hook and … Continue reading

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